05 July 2012
Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Nomination of judges to the General Court of the European Union
The Government has today nominated Chief Judge at Gothenburg District Court Stefan Strömberg as judge of the General Court of the European Union.
Currently Chief Judge at Gothenburg District Court since 2009, Mr Strömberg was formerly National Police Commissioner and Director-General for the National Courts Administration. Mr Strömberg has also worked at the Ministry of Justice in various positions, such as Director-General for Administrative Affairs and Director-General for Legal Affairs.
He is Inquiry Chair for the Straffprocessutredningen (criminal proceedings inquiry) and has been inquiry chair and political adviser in a number of other official inquiries. He is also editor of the journal Svensk Juristtidning, Chairman of the Board of the Nordic Lawyers' Meeting (Nordisk juristmöte) and member of the International Advisory Board of the Police Executive Programme at the University of Cambridge.
Decisions on judge appointments at the General Court of the European Union are taken by the governments of the EU Member States in consensus.
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